We are seeking exceptional people to join our Ford Corporate Development team. Join a highly collaborative team responsible for identifying, evaluating and executing mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and divestitures for Ford. Corporate Development is a high profile, strategic part of Ford, and this is a vital role within the company. You will be expected to lead all valuation analysis and drive due diligence for potential transactions. In addition you will play an active role in idea generation, deal structuring, negotiation and legal documentation. In this role you will have extensive interaction with Ford senior management as well as target companies. Candidates should be top performers who are willing to work hard in an unstructured environment where initiative, creativity, maturity, and enthusiasm for learning are highly valued. Investment bankers in the 2nd year of an analyst program will be considered. Relocation is available.
Developing detailed financial models and valuation analysis for potential transactions
Coordinating and implementing due diligence for potential transactions
Creating investment memorandums and related presentations for review by the Ford senior management team, including C-Level executives as well as Ford’s Board of Directors
Performing research to identify opportunities for growth within Ford’s existing businesses or expansion into new areas
Actively supporting the negotiation of transaction terms and legal documentation
Interfacing with finance, legal, tax and other departments of Ford to ensure seamless deal execution
1+ years of investment banking experience
Aptitude in critical thinking / analysis
Very comfortable with ambiguity and working in “white space”
Successful in building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to thrive in a dynamic team based environment
Works well under pressure to achieve tight timelines with high quality
Strong organizational and administrative skills, with ability to multi-task
Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Self-starter capable of working independently
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Entrepreneurial spirit and driven by a new challenge
The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.